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An assistive technology specialist and a teacher of learners with multiple or significant special needs, Kate Ahern has created a blog for teachers in special education, to provide guidance and resources they might need to help their students learn. She has been working with this population since the age of...

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Teachers are often baffled and frustrated by kids who appear to be capable but struggle to keep up with the pace of classroom instruction. At times they appear confused and unable to follow directions and frequently have difficulty completing written assignments in the time allotted. These students are often the...

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Assistive and accessible technology can help students with special needs overcome a wide variety of challenges. Although some tech-savvy teachers are confident figuring out these technologies on their own, many others need training on how to implement assistive and accessible technology effectively to benefit their students. In some cases, formal...

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Teaching students with TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) differs from teaching those with learning or other cognitive disabilities, though the use of assistive technologies and personalized learning plans are still tools to use with students who struggle with the effects of this condition. This article gives an overview of TBI, how...

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This interview with Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, Elizabeth Bobst and Nancy Mangum discusses their book, Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change . The authors offer guidance for principals and other school leaders who are aiming to leverage the power of technology to help make student-centered...

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This Behaviour Resource Bank is a compilation of SESS Advice Sheets which present some of the many strategies that may assist schools to meet the needs of pupils who display challenging behaviour related to special educational needs. The material covers both the preventative and management aspects of dealing with challenging...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, it is critical that digital content and websites are accessible by all students, families, and community members. This PowerPoint accompanies the webinar, Call to Action: Addressing Digital Accessibility ...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, it is critical that digital content and websites are accessible by all students, families and community members. In this webinar, staff from the Center on Technology and Disability will discuss what digital accessibility...

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This guide compiles resources specifically for special educators moving into administrative roles in the education field. The tips outlined in this guide are simply put and give great advice for those starting this new position. https://www.specialeducationguide.com/blog/advice-for-special-ed-teachers-becoming-administrators/

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The diversity of the 21st-century classroom creates numerous challenges for teachers. The 26th Annual Report to Congress on IDEA reported that approximately ninety-six percent of general education teachers have students in their classroom with learning disabilities. This is not a surprising statistic, considering there are over six million students with...

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